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Monday 26 July, 2021

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gardaí launch investigation into the death of a woman in County Kerry

Mon 2:47 PM 43,727 Views 0 Comments

The woman’s body was found at a house near Lixnaw this morning.

Sunday 25 July, 2021

Garda fraud chief: Ireland's 'crazy' system for hunting white collar criminals must change
# Pat Lordan
# Pat Lordan

Garda fraud chief: Ireland's 'crazy' system for hunting white collar criminals must change

Sun 6:45 AM 33,822 Views 20 Comments

Detective Chief Superintendent Pat Lordan said current investigation system is “crazy”.

Friday 23 July, 2021

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'
# Michael O'Sullivan
# Michael O'Sullivan

Ex-garda fighting Europe's €14 billion drugs trade says Irish gangs are 'top of the pyramid'

Fri 12:05 AM 80,198 Views 50 Comments
  • Former Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan leads an EU unit to stop Atlantic shipments of drugs.
  • O'Sullivan said that Irish organised crime is an intrinsic part of the €14 billion European drugs trade.
  • The ex-garda said smugglers are using yachts, ships and even semi-submersibles to move drugs into Europe.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Garda unions begin industrial relations dispute against management over new anti-corruption unit
# Garda Dispute
# Garda Dispute

Garda unions begin industrial relations dispute against management over new anti-corruption unit

Jul 22nd 2021, 12:42 PM 27,272 Views 27 Comments

The unit was launched in June but unions say it was introduced without consultation.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Defence Forces deployed 'ethical hackers' to fight back against massive HSE cyber attack
# White Hats
# White Hats

Defence Forces deployed 'ethical hackers' to fight back against massive HSE cyber attack

Jul 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,995 Views 39 Comments
  • The CIS Corps deployed experts trained to think like cyber criminals to tackle the threat, Niall O'Connor reports.
  • Captain Steve Keane is a lead officer in the CIS Corps and spoke about the unit's work on the HSE cyber attack.
  • Soldiers hunted for the hacker online and also deployed a decryption tool.

Friday 16 July, 2021

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg
# Doonbeg
# Doonbeg

Three swimmers rescued after getting into difficulty off Doonbeg

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 9:44 PM 29,464 Views 9 Comments

The three swimmers got into difficulty shortly after 5pm today.

Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Investigation launched into collision between two aircraft on the ground in Dublin Airport

Jul 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 55,878 Views 19 Comments

The American Airlines flight was backing away from the boarding gate when it collided with the wingtip of a parked Aer Lingus jet.

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree
# That's Bananas
# That's Bananas

Dutch Customs find €225m of cocaine hidden inside a shipment of banana puree

Jul 16th 2021, 3:42 PM 26,623 Views 20 Comments

It is the latest cocaine seizure associated with banana products, including in Ireland, on shipping destined for Rotterdam.

Thursday 15 July, 2021

Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation

Jul 15th 2021, 10:45 PM 15,641 Views 37 Comments

The tobacco products were found in a container which had come from Asia via the Netherlands.

Gardaí carry out searches across Munster targeting alleged criminals involved in burglaries
# Munster
# Munster

Gardaí carry out searches across Munster targeting alleged criminals involved in burglaries

Jul 15th 2021, 10:20 PM 27,518 Views 10 Comments

Searches took place at 17 locations in Counties Tipperary, Clare, Limerick and Cork.

Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

Dáil hears allegation of "abuse of power" by a judge

Jul 15th 2021, 9:44 PM 34,963 Views 0 Comments

Paul Murphy TD asked the Taoiseach about a case he was told about recently.

Protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin against vaccines and new Covid-19 legislation
# Phoenix Park
# Phoenix Park

Protest outside Áras an Uachtaráin against vaccines and new Covid-19 legislation

Jul 15th 2021, 9:34 PM 59,824 Views 156 Comments

It is the second protest in two days after a similar event against the Dáil vote on new legislation yesterday.

Report into UN battle recommends medal for Jadotville commander but not for 33 other Irish troops
# Jadotville
# Jadotville

Report into UN battle recommends medal for Jadotville commander but not for 33 other Irish troops

Jul 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 26,719 Views 41 Comments

In 1961 a detachment of 158 Irish troops fought a force of 5,000 Katanganese troops while on UN duty in Congo.

Coronavirus: 994 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 994 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 15th 2021, 5:19 PM 119,181 Views 264 Comments

The number of Coronavirus cases continues to rise.

Wednesday 14 July, 2021

17-year-old girl missing from Co Kildare found safe and well
# Missing
# Missing

17-year-old girl missing from Co Kildare found safe and well

Jul 14th 2021, 10:02 PM 34,285 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí thanked the media for their assistance in the matter.

How Gardaí's €35 million cocaine seizure is part of a global fight against a 'giant alliance' of crime
# Rotterdam
# Rotterdam

How Gardaí's €35 million cocaine seizure is part of a global fight against a 'giant alliance' of crime

Jul 14th 2021, 9:15 PM 24,144 Views 13 Comments

The seizure given to gardaí this week came on foot of work by agencies across the world.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 14th 2021, 9:01 PM 8,617 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Basketball CEO Bernard O'Byrne steps down over Raheem Sterling social media post
# Bernard O'Byrne
# Bernard O'Byrne

Basketball CEO Bernard O'Byrne steps down over Raheem Sterling social media post

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 8:27 PM 51,791 Views 0 Comments

O’Byrne was under pressure following a Facebook comment about English player Raheem Sterling.

Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man

Jul 13th 2021, 7:46 PM 22,585 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal found today that the men were not guilty of murder in a case of joint enterprise.

Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre
# Cyber Security
# Cyber Security

Major investment and increase in staff at National Cyber Security Centre

Jul 13th 2021, 5:29 PM 10,534 Views 15 Comments

An increase in the NCSC will see it rise by €2.5m for 2022.

Drop in people seeking help for alcohol problems 'partly due to Covid restrictions'
# Alcohol Abuse
# Alcohol Abuse

Drop in people seeking help for alcohol problems 'partly due to Covid restrictions'

Jul 13th 2021, 3:48 PM 8,778 Views 13 Comments

As many as 5,824 sought help for alcohol problems in 2020.

Monday 12 July, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 12th 2021, 9:06 PM 9,214 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Saturday 10 July, 2021

Gardaí say Irish fraud victims have lost thousands on fake news articles about high-yield investments
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Gardaí say Irish fraud victims have lost thousands on fake news articles about high-yield investments

Jul 10th 2021, 9:00 AM 22,394 Views 23 Comments

Victims of investment fraud are usually in their 60s and the average amount lost is €37,000.

Friday 9 July, 2021

AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years
# End Of The Road
# End Of The Road

AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 1:44 PM 63,457 Views 46 Comments

AA Roadwatch first started broadcasting in 1989.

Almost a quarter of a million people are now waiting to sit a driving practical or a theory test
# Heavy Traffic
# Heavy Traffic

Almost a quarter of a million people are now waiting to sit a driving practical or a theory test

Jul 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,136 Views 23 Comments

The figures show 105,216 are awaiting the driving test, while 119,253 are waiting for a theory test.

Thursday 8 July, 2021

Keir Starmer: Northern Ireland doesn’t trust Boris Johnson as an ‘honest broker’.
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Keir Starmer: Northern Ireland doesn’t trust Boris Johnson as an ‘honest broker’.

Jul 8th 2021, 9:29 PM 15,491 Views 28 Comments

The Labour leader was speaking during two days of official engagements in the region.

Missing Kerry woman found safe and well
# Kerry
# Kerry

Missing Kerry woman found safe and well

Jul 8th 2021, 8:18 PM 37,933 Views 0 Comments

Catherine was last seen in the Annascaul area of County Kerry.

Coronavirus: 534 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Latest Figures
# Latest Figures

Coronavirus: 534 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 8th 2021, 5:03 PM 63,110 Views 134 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Warm tributes paid to young boy killed in Kerry car crash
# Kerry
# Kerry

Warm tributes paid to young boy killed in Kerry car crash

Jul 7th 2021, 10:09 PM 73,493 Views 0 Comments

An appeal for information has been issued in relation to the crash on the Ross Road, which had been subject to heavy rain fall.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 7th 2021, 8:59 PM 7,535 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

More than €1 billion spent in contactless payments during May as economy re-opens
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

More than €1 billion spent in contactless payments during May as economy re-opens

Jul 7th 2021, 6:15 AM 7,490 Views 14 Comments

The daily spend of individual contactless payment users exceeded €16 for only the second time since 2016.

Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Garda appeal as roadworker dies following Wicklow crash
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Garda appeal as roadworker dies following Wicklow crash

Jul 6th 2021, 9:33 PM 38,845 Views 0 Comments

The roadworker died a day after the incident near Rathnew, Co Wicklow.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jul 6th 2021, 8:56 PM 9,850 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Assistant Commissioner dismisses claims there are not enough gardaí on Dublin streets
# Dublin Gardai
# Dublin Gardai

Assistant Commissioner dismisses claims there are not enough gardaí on Dublin streets

Jul 6th 2021, 8:29 PM 21,054 Views 30 Comments

Assistant Commissioner Anne Marie Cagney made her comments having received criticism from an inner city Councillor.

Monday 5 July, 2021

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Lightning confirmed as 'most likely' cause of Strabane blaze

Jul 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,518 Views 4 Comments

A storm warning had been issued across a number of counties prior to the fire.

Sunday 4 July, 2021

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
# Imported Blood
# Imported Blood

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,637 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

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